India offers online employment services during COVID-19
India has hosted 76 online job fairs, where the complete employment process, from job posting to the selection of a candidate, can be done on the portal.
DOLE launches online services delivery system in the Philippines
Amid the global health crisis, the Philippines Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE)-Region IV-A is leveraging the networked public and cyberspace to simplify its processes and observe alternative work arrangements and other health and safety protocols. By conceiving new systems, ways to communicate, and approaches, DOLE’s new online services can be used to minimise work […]
Vietnam pushes for non-cash payment solutions
The central bank will complete a legal framework for non-cash payments and e-payments and submit a draft to the government for approval.
Thai hospital pilots new ER service with 5G tech
During the Covid-19 crisis, the government has adopted a “new normal” for emergency care, using technology to ease hospital crowding and boost safety for medics, patients, and their relatives.
Indian smart city launches IT initiatives against COVID-19
The city developed a tracker system that includes a web portal and mobile application to track people with travel history, or who have met people that tested positive for COVID-19.
HKSTP announces record number of graduates from incubation programmes
Results reinforce Hong Kong as a world-class destination for global innovators, entrepreneurs and R&D talent. 78 graduates were from HKSTP’s incubation programmes, Incu-Tech, Incu-App and Incu-Bio, and 30 from the new pre-incubation STEP.
COVID-19 technology: DICT activates GovNet project for info drive
GovNet will mend the gaps in disseminating information and advisories on the COVID-19 crisis.
iAcademy, Philippines launches the Guided Online Autonomous Learning program
With the current health crisis and government prohibiting face-to-face classes, iAcademy has decided to roll out its new approach called Guided Online Autonomous Learning (GOAL).
HKUMed first to use robotic-arm-assisted joint replacement tech
Bone removal is under haptic control by the robotic arm thus improving precision and reducing outliers. Implant placement in total hip replacement is also controlled by the robotic arm.
DOST launches virtual e-commerce webinars for MSMEs
The Department of Science and Technology is encouraging MSMEs to establish its e-commerce portals so that they can do business online.